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CNN
Dec 13, 2012 5:00pm PST
up tomorrow. thanks so much, as always, for watching us. live here tonight from kabul, afghanistan. "anderson cooper 360" starts now. >>> good evening. breaking news tonight. the woman believed to be president obama's first choice for secretary of state says no thanks. u.n. ambassador susan rice. she was the one caught up in the controversy of her statements following the murder in libya. the president stood up for her saying anyone that has a problem with her has a problem with him. instead there won't be a confrontation because late today ambassador rice took herself out of contention writing the president that she's honored to be considered for the office saying, quote, i am fully confident that i could serve our country ably and effectively in that role. however, if nominated, i am now convinced that the confirmation process would be lengthy, disrupt i've and costly. that trade-off is simply not worth it to our country. she said more to abc news. >> today i made the decision that it was best for our country, for the american people that i not continue to be considered by the pr
CNN
Dec 13, 2012 10:00pm PST
will recall the president stood up for her using blunt language saying anyone who has a problem with her has a problem with him. instead there won't be confrontation because ambassador rice took herself out of contention writing the president she is honored to be considered for the office saying, i am now convinced that the confirmation process would be lengthy, disruptive and costly and that trade-off is simply not worth it to our country. >> today i made the decision that it was the best thing for our country, for the american people, that i continue to be cred by the president for nomination of secretary of state because i didn't want to see a confirmation process that was very prolonged, very politicized, very distracting, and very disruptive because there are so many things we need to get done as a country and the first several months of the president's agenda is really the opportunity to get the crucial things done, we're talking about comprehensive immigration reform, balanced deficit reduction, job creation. that's what matters. and to the extent my nomination could have dela
CNN
Dec 14, 2012 1:00am PST
president stood up using some pretty blunt language, saying that anyone who's got a problem with her has a problem with him. instead, there won't be a confrontation because late today, ambassador rice took herself out of contention, writing the president she's honored to be considered for the office, writing "i am fully confident that i could serve our country ably and effectively in that role. however, if nominated, i am now convinced that the confirmation process would be lengthy, disruptive and costly. that trade-off is simply not worth it for our country." >> i made the decision that it was the best thing for our country, for the american people that i not continue to be considered by the president for nomination as secretary of state, because i didn't want to see a confirmation process that was very prolonged, very politicized, very distracting and very disruptive, because there are so many things we need to get done as a country, and the first several months of a second-term president's agenda is really the opportunity to get the crucial things done. we're talking about comprehensive
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